The following list of Web resources is not intended to be comprehensive. Inclusion on this list does not indicate endorsement by the American Association of Community Colleges. Requests for links are subject to evaluation for relevance, accuracy, and timeliness.
American Education Research Association
The American Educational Research Association seeks to improve the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
Association for Institutional Research
The Association for Institutional Research is dedicated to professional growth of all who participate in decision making related to higher education through management research, policy analysis and planning.
Association for the Study of Higher Education
Association for the Study of Higher Education promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, including its journal, The Review of Higher Education.
Center for Community College Policy
The Center for Community College Policy conducts research and analysis; serves as a clearinghouse for state officials, college leaders and the media on issues of community college policy at the state level; and organizes national, regional and state-level workshops around issues of community college policy.
College Drinking Prevention
Funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Prevention, College Drinking Prevention provides information and research on college students and drinking for students, educators, parents, counselor, the media, and college presidents.
Community College Central
Funded by the Ford Foundation, this Web site houses the research and work behind the Ford Foundation's Bridges to Opportunity Initiative.
Community College Research Center
The Community College Research Center's mission is to frame critical questions concerning the fundamental purposes, problems, and performance of community colleges, and to chart a course of strengthening scholarly research on the future of these institutions.
Council for the Study of Community Colleges
The Council for the Study of Community Colleges is an organization of members including university-based researchers and community college educators who further scholarship on the community college enterprise.
The Institute for Community College Development
The Institute for Community College Development (ICCD), a partnership between the State University of New York and Cornell University, provides leadership development programs, consulting services, and applied research grant support for community college CEOs, administrators, faculty and trustees nation-wide.
Institute for Community College Research
The Institute for Community College Research is a nonprofit research organization administered by the BCC-Foundation for the benefit of Broome Community College and assists the college in its educational mission by conducting research on the educational process at the college and at other schools for comparative purposes.
The League for Innovation in the Community College
The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international organization dedicated to the community college movement. The League hosts conferences and institutes, develops Web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives with their member colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies.
Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction
To foster student success, the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction is dedicated to supporting and advancing teaching and learning by working collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and district-wide groups to provide quality services, programs, and resources.
National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics is the federal agency that collects and analyzes data related to education in the U.S. and in other countries.
National Community College Chair Academy
The National Community College Chair Academy focuses on preparing community college leaders for their dual role as manager and administrator on the one hand and faculty member/advocate on the other.
National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness
The National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness conducts research and disseminates information on strategies to link leadership to institutional effectiveness and the improvement of student success through quality initiatives in community colleges.
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development
The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development home page provides information on organizational activities related to information dissemination, networking, training, collaboration, and conferences. Selected NISOD publications and information on the University of Texas Community College Leadership Program are also available.
U.S. Census Bureau- American Community Survey
This Web site provides accurate, up-to-date profiles of America's communities every year. It provides estimates of demographic, housing, social, and economic characteristics every year for all states, as well as for all cities, counties, metropolitan areas, and population groups of 65,000 people or more.
U.S. Census Bureau - Census 2000
This Web site provides access to population totals, rankings, comparisons, summaries and reports, as well as redistricting and apportionment data.